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a little about kyrete

First and foremost, /kʊ.ɹe.te/. Kyrete is an a priori language very different from every other natural language you might have been exposed to. Kyrete is now only written horizontally, after the introduction of the newest writing system "Neo Kyrete™®©" after seven separate iterations of revision. The characters of Kyrete's writing system form an alphasyllabary, an abugida. Which complete to a set of 120 consonant vowel pairs, with 20 consonants, and 6 vowels. All words follow a CV...CV structure, when written using latin orthography; romanization. Each CV pair forms a morpheme, with each morpheme representing either a semantic prime or a grammatical marker like and honorific, or a suffix appended to a word to express tense. As a general philosphy, sentences in Kyrete should be short, concise, contain no articles, and use as few syllables as possible.

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simple example

we ni jo. we ni jo.

Before we jump into phonology and all of that, let us get a feel for what Kyrete looks like. Above is an example of romanized Kyrete, followed by Kyrete in its conscript. This is a simple sentence. Below is a "gloss" of the morphemes used in the sentence above. With this, you should have no problem determining the meaning of this sentence.

we we - (adj.) good, to be desired

ni ni - (v.) hello, to greet

jo jo - (pro.) you

Kyrete follows a SVO word order, which we will in this reference document call the Subject Secondary Target word order or SST. In this example sentence, the subject is the good feeling, the secondary is the greeting, and you would be the target. The reason this “verb” position is the secondary is because it always immediately follows the subject, making it secondary to the subject; and often the second word of any sentence.

phonetic inventory

Consonants

Bilabial Labio-Dental Alveolar Post-Alveolar Labio-Velar Velar Glottal
Nasal m n
Plosive p b t d k g
Fricative f v s z ʃ ʒ h
Affricate t͡s t͡ʃ d͡ʒ
Lateral Approximant l
Approximant ɹ w

Vowels

Front Near-Back Back
Close i u
Near-Close ʊ
Close-Mid e o
Open a

morphological inventory

ha ha he he hi hi ho ho hu hu hy hy ka ka ke ke ki ki ko ko ku ku ky ky
ra ra re re ri ri ro ro ru ru ry ry la la le le li li lo lo lu lu ly ly
pa pa pe pe pi pi po po pu pu py py ba ba be be bi bi bo bo bu bu by by
ta ta te te ti ti to to tu tu ty ty da da de de di di do do du du dy dy
fa fa fe fe fi fi fo fo fu fu fy fy va va ve ve vi vi vo vo vu vu vy vy
sa sa se se si si so so su su sy sy za za ze ze zi zi zo zo zu zu zy zy
ca ca ce ce ci ci co co cu cu cy cy ja ja je je ji ji jo jo ju ju jy jy
wa wa we we wi wi wo wo wu wu wy wy ga ga ge ge gi gi go go gu gu gy gy
ma ma me me mi mi mo mo mu mu my my na na ne ne ni ni no no nu nu ny ny
xa xa xe xe xi xi xo xo xu xu xy xy qa qa qe qe qi qi qo qo qu qu qy qy